Apprentice Tape Edger

Harrison Spinks have an opportunity for an Apprentice Tape Edger to join the business. 

Once qualified the Tape Edger will:

  • Be able to sew a mattress to a high quality standard
  • Meet tape edge production targets
  • Meet daily deadlines for mattress output
  • Operate sewing machine to stitch rolled edges of filled and tufted mattresses to reinforce their boxlike shape
  • Quality check each product they produce

Additional skills taught throughout the apprenticeship training:

  • Spring making; Prepare work area, set up machine for appropriate spring type & size and produce springs to the required specification
  • Hand side stitch; Identify and sort components and sew materials to specification
  • Panel cutting; Prepare and cut fabric and components used for panels. Understand and use any machinery used in this process
  • Sewing borders/labels; Identify and sort components. Sew materials to specification
  • Mattress assembly; Assemble mattresses using appropriate components such as spring units and fillings to agreed standards. This will involve the use of equipment such as staple guns.
  • Tufting; Tuft mattresses to appropriate pattern and standard

Send your CV and covering letter stating why you are interested in this role and outline the expertise you could offer if you were successful with your application to:

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